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[AfriNIC-rpd] 1 week left to submit your proposal to present at AfriNIC-15 !

Babusha Radhakissoon babusha at
Wed Sep 21 08:06:15 UTC 2011

Dear Colleagues,

This is your call to present at AfriNIC-15 Public Policy meeting and
join other presenters to deliver tools, knowledge, and know-how or
policy ideas related to Internet Number Resource Management or IP
networking operations to participants.

Your contribution can be in the form of a presentation during a session,
a tutorial or a live technical demonstration. If you are interested in
presenting, please follow the submission instructions below.

How to submit:

Please review all information before submitting your proposal on:

Your submission should be sent using the online form on

Your proposal should contain the following information:

* Full Name
* Email Address
* Affiliation
* Short biography
* Title of Presentation
* A detailed abstract or outline describing the presentation
* Draft slides for the presentation (if ready/available)
* Length of talk (minutes/hours/days)
* Need (or not) for sponsorship or assistance to attend the meeting
(travel and/or accommodation, etc)

Important Dates:
* Meeting Registration opens: 29 August 2011
* Deadline for submissions: 28 September 2011
* Notification of Acceptance : 12 October 2011
* AfriNIC-15 Meeting: 19 -25 November 2011

Presentation topics can range from but are not exclusive to:
- IPv6 deployment
- Security
- Mobile IP

* Presentations will be fifteen (15) to thirty (30) minutes in length,
with approximately 10-15 minutes for Q&A at the end of each
presentation. The maximum time allotted per presentation will not exceed
is 45 minutes. The presenter(s) will be required to submit their
presentation in PDF 2 weeks prior to the event date.

* Tutorials can range from 90 minutes to half a day in length. A full
course outline is required.

* Demonstration facilities will need to be agreed based on available
resources on-site.

* AfriNIC will provide the space, tea/lunch breaks and projector equipment.

* Presenters will be responsible for any handouts. There are typically
approximately 100-150 delegates.

* The Meeting Coordination team and the program Committee will make the
selection decisions.

* Selected presenters will be contacted by the Events Coordinator to
coordinate logistics and details

* Note that proposals are reviewed and accepted on an on-going basis and
that presentation slots may be filled prior to this date.

The audience at AfriNIC meetings is mainly composed of technical network
operators and engineers with a wide range of experience levels from
beginners to seasoned professionals.

* Presentations that contain any sort of marketing and commercial
content are usually not encouraged at such meetings.

Thank you for your contribution.

The AfriNIC Meeting team

AfriNIC | 11th Floor ABC | Raffles Tower | Cybercity | Mauritius
Tel: +230 403 5100 |Fax: +230 466 6758


Join us at AfriNIC-15 in Cameroon, 19-25 November 2011


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